Seminars

Monday 29 July 2019 12:00-13:00
Eric Green (Lund University)
Topic: "Factor endowments, institutions and social contracts: A revision of the political-economy of the Cape Colony"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 14 October 2019 12:00-13:00
Prof Ruthira Naraidoo (University of Pretoria)
Topic: "Unemployment, Commodity Market and Monetary Policy"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Tuesday 15 October 2019 12:00-13:00
Prof Jeffrey Bergstrand (University of Notre Dame, USA)
Topic: "The Gains from International Trade with Increasing Marginal Costs"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
Download: bergstrand-et-al-2019.pdf (1.0 MB), bergstrand-et-al-2019---slide-pr.pdf (914 KB)
 
Monday 04 November 2019 12:00-13:00
Dr Michael Rose (Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)
Topic: "Discussants (Theme: The importance of informal collaboration in economics)"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 10 February 2020 12:00-13:00
Dr. Taojun Xie (Research fellow at the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics, Singapore Management University)
Topic: "Central Bank Digital Currency and Implications for Open Economies"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 17 February 2020 12:00-13:00
Prof Avni Shah (Assistant Professor of Marketing, Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough, Research Fellow of the Behavioural Economics in Action Research Cluster)
Topic: "Can Making Family Salient Increase Financial Savings? Quantifying Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Voluntary Retirement Contributions Using a Field Experiment in Mexico"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 24 February 2020 12:00-13:00
Co-Pierre Georg (UCT and the Deutsche Bundesbank)
Topic: "Similar Investors"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 02 March 2020 12:00-13:00
Prof Kenneth Leonard (University of Maryland)
Topic: "Social Learning in Health Seeking Behaviour: Evidence from rural Tanzania"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 
Monday 09 March 2020 12:00-13:00
Elie Murard (Research associate at the Institute of Labour Economics and Postdoc at LEAP)
Topic: "Mass Refugee Inflow and Long-run Prosperity: Lessons from the Greek Population Resettlement"
Venue: CGW Schumann Building, Fifth floor, Room 505
 

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3 August 2020
The week started with news of the confirmation of the $4.3 billion (bn) loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) through its Rapid Financing Instrument. In the process of obtaining the loan, the government re-committed itself to the fiscal consolidation outlined in the supplementary budget presented in June, including to introduce zero-based...

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3 August 2020
The week started with news of the confirmation of the $4.3 billion (bn) loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) through its Rapid Financing Instrument. In the process of obtaining the loan, the government re-committed itself to the fiscal consolidation outlined in the supplementary budget presented in June, including to introduce zero-based...

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